Category: Inspire


Leadership allsorts

Twitter and LinkedIn have been competing for my attention and if I am honest, LinkedIn is growing on me. This week I picked up a few gems from both platforms. Over on Twitter I was involved in a short conversation about Lesson Study prompted by Greg Ashman’s trimmed Dylan Wiliam’s quote “…any school leader that encourages…
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14 Aug ’18 0

Personal limits

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. Bob Marley

12 Nov ’17 0

Success and happiness

Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. – W.P. Kinsella

3 Jun ’17 0

Come to the edge

“Come to the edge,” he said. “We can’t, we’re afraid!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” he said. “We can’t, we will fall!” they responded. “Come to the edge,” he said. And so they came. And he pushed them. And they flew.” Guillaume Apollinaire Stolen from the #LeadingWomen Twitter stream. Typically upbeat and typically Sian…
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15 Jan ’16 0


Marvellous: Stoke City kit man Neil Baldwin’s biopic I have only read about Marvellous, but I expect I watch the BBC drama after reading the response online. Then Stoke City manager Lou Macari asks Neil Baldwin (kit man) How do you do it, Nello? How do you stay so positive? Without a beat, Neil turns…
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26 Sep ’14 0

Endless learning curve

As teachers we are also on the lookout for inspiring self development comments. I don’t think they come much better than this. The legendary cellist Pablo Casals was asked why he continued to practice at age 90. “Because I think I’m making progress,” he replied. As poignant as it is simple.

10 May ’14 0